Artists

The artists featured in the latest issues of Art Edit.

Artist Profiles

Art Edit profiles these artists in our latest issues.

Artist Profile: Zetta Kanta

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Like painting with wool, fibre artist Zetta Kanta creates wall hangings and tapestries that achieve a sense of humble richness.

Artist Profile: Toby Raine

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From Batman, Francis Bacon and The Exorcist to Ozzy Osbourne doing cocaine, Auckland-based artist Toby Raine takes his cues from the subgenres of the entertainment industry.

Artist Profile: The Huxleys

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Easy as it may be to get caught up in the sheer spectacle of The Huxleys’ work, real heart and substance underpin the fur, fluff, and feather boas.

Artist Profile: Margie Delahunty Spencer

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Margie Delahunty Spencer translates her subjects into dreamlike interactions to celebrate the joys of the everyday.

Artist Profile: Leonie Ngahuia Mansbridge

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Dr Leonie Ngahuia Mansbridge uses pervasive iconography – dots, spots and crosses – to tell stories of belonging, colonisation and identity. She talks to Stephanie Vigilante about immersing herself in the landscape.

Artist Profile: Dave Court

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Exploring the boundaries between private and public, Dave Court transforms spaces into colourful worlds of curiosity. Rose of Sharon Leake writes.

Artist Profile: Kawita Vatanajyankur

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With equal parts ferocity, sensitivity and humour, Kawita Vatanajyankur uses her own body to question the systems we so diligently abide by. Rose of Sharon Leake writes.

Artist Profile: Doreen Chapman

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Manyjilyjarra artist Doreen Chapman’s bright and spirited paintings attest to a life lived and observed richly. Charlotte Middleton writes.

In Conversation With

Art Edit sits down with these artists in a Q + A.

In Conversation With: Yegana Jafarova

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The ceramic practice of Yegana Jafarova looks at the beauty of nature.

In Conversation With: Rob Walwyn

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Documenting Australian landscapes in Aerochrome Colour Infrared film allows Rob Walwyn to portray his medium in a vastly different way.

In Conversation With: Peter Smets

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Skilfully rendering often-overlooked sites of construction, Peter Smets finds beauty in the stages in-between.

In Conversation With: Melinda Hunter

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Awash with pink, the works of Melinda Hunter symbolise the wonderment of emotion.

In Conversation With: Mandy Francis

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Mandy Francis uses birds and plants to explore ideas of resilience, humour, and connection.

In Conversation With: Maggie Stein

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Maggie Stein playfully reimagines the built landscapes of Sydney’s Inner West.

In Conversation With: Kate Lionis

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For Kate Lionis, the female form is inextricably linked with nature.

In Conversation With: Jaqueline Burgess

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With dream-like idealism, Jaqueline Burgess translates the beauty of Australia’s coastlines

Gallery

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Ones to Watch

Artists you should keep an eye on.